Soil Nailing | Principles | Advantages

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Soil Nailing Soil nailing is a ground improvement technique which is used to reinforce soil to make it more stable. Soil nailing is used for slopes, excavations, retaining walls etc. to make it more stable. The faces of steep slopes are usually protected by shotcrete and mesh for temporary works and by either cast-in-place concrete … Read more Soil Nailing | Principles | Advantages

Index Properties of Soil & how are they determined?

Index Properties of Soil & how are they determined? These are properties, which are used for classification and identification of Soil. Index properties are the properties of soil that help in identification and classification of soil. These properties are generally determined in the laboratory. In situ density and relative density require undisturbed sample extraction while … Read more Index Properties of Soil & how are they determined?

Formation of Soil & Types of Soil

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Formation of Soil & Types of Soil The process of soil formation is called Pedogenesis. Pedogenesis is a cyclic phenomenon called geological cycle. Geological cycle has four cyclic steps. Erosion->Transportation->Deposition->Upheaval->Erosion Soil mechanics is the branch of civil engineering which deals with the study of characteristics , classification and behavior of soil under loaded and unloaded … Read more Formation of Soil & Types of Soil